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The Print Shop (Broderbund)


Published 1984


The Print Shop is a basic desktop publishing software package developed in the early 1980s by Brøderbund. It was unique in that it provided libraries of clip-art and templates through a simple interface to build signs, posters and banners with household dot-matrix printers. Over the years the software has been updated to accommodate changing file formats and printer technologies.

The original version was for the Apple II and created signs, cards, banners, and letterheads. Designed by David Balsam and programmed by Martin Kahn, it became one of the most popular Apple II titles of all time. Versions for the IBM PC, Commodore 64, and Atari 8-bit computers followed, as did a variant for the Apple IIGS. These versions were published in Europe by Ariolasoft.

The software became very popular. In 1988 Brøderbund announced that it had sold more than one million copies, and that sales of The Print Shop comprised 4% of the entire United States software market in 1987.


Identifier The_Print_Shop_1984_Broderbund
Scanner Internet Archive Python library 0.4.4
Mediatype software
Publicdate 2013-11-04 17:04:57
Addeddate 2013-11-04 17:04:57
Date 1984
Year 1984
Emulator apple2e
Emulator_ext dsk
Backup_location ia905709_13

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Reviewer: dtolman - favoritefavoritefavorite - June 18, 2017
Subject: Would be cooler if this could print to pdf :)
I'd love to print out some old Print Shop cards, LOL.
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